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mailing list

a list of addresses to which mail, especially advertisements, can be sent.
  1. a list of email addresses to which messages, usually on a specific topic, are sent.
  2. an online discussion group whose messages are distributed to subscribers through email:
    the early American history mailing list.
    Compare list server.
Origin of mailing list
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On account of the great value which we attached to the mailing-list, I would not trust anybody but myself with the job.

    My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice
British Dictionary definitions for mailing-list

mailing list

a register of names and addresses to which advertising matter, etc, is sent by post or electronic mail
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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